New Mobile TV trials underway

Broadcast Australia is hosting a new trial of DVB-H to handheld and mobiles at its Gore Hill site in Sydney. The three-month trial, which started on May 7th, is being broadcast on UHF channel 29 and is collaboration between Broadcast Australia, Thomson Grass Valley and Irdeto, the trial licence holder.
The trial will test a new head end integrated with an OSF-compliant digital access content protection system as well as statistical multiplexing to allow more services in the available bandwidth. The trial will also explore the reception performance and functionality of the latest generation mobile handsets. Currently trial participants have access to five mobile TV channels
Source: Cellular News Australia
Item added: 31st May 2007